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The Belgian Army and society from independence to the Great War

Author: Mario Draper
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores Belgian state-building through the prism of its army from independence to the First World War. It argues that party-politics, which often ran along geographical, linguistic, and religious lines, prevented both Flemings and Walloons from reconciling their regional identities into a unified concept of Belgian nationalism. Equally, it obstructed the army from satisfactorily preparing to uphold  Read more...
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Draper, Mario.
Belgian Army and society from independence to the Great War.
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
(OCoLC)1006301922
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Draper
ISBN: 9783319703862 3319703862
OCLC Number: 1023426914
Description: 1 online resource : maps
Contents: Intro; Acknowledgments; Contents; Authorâ#x80;#x99;s Note; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Securing the Nation; Chapter 3: The Officer Corps; Chapter 4: The Rank and File; Chapter 5: The Auxiliary Forces; Chapter 6: Fortress Policy and Strategy; Chapter 7: The Great War; Chapter 8: Conclusion; Bibliography; Primary Sources; Archives dâ#x80;#x99;Ã#x89;tat du Royaumeâ#x80;#x94;Algemeen Rijksarchief; Archives dâ#x80;#x99;Ã#x89;tat dâ#x80;#x99;Arlonâ#x80;#x94;Rijksarchief Aarlon; Archives dâ#x80;#x99;Ã#x89;tat de Courtraiâ#x80;#x94;Rijksarchief Kortrijk; Archives Royaleâ#x80;#x94;Royal Archives Archives du Cabinet du Roi, RÃg̈ne de Léopold IArchives du Cabinet du Roi, RÃg̈ne de Léopold II; Fonds A.E; In Flanders Fields Research Centre; Musée Royal de lâ#x80;#x99;Arméeâ#x80;#x94;Royal Military Museum; Dossiers et Matricules dâ#x80;#x99;Officiersâ#x80;#x94;Officer Service Records; Matricules des Soldatsâ#x80;#x94;Soldiersâ#x80;#x99; Attestation Forms; Fonds 1Ãr̈e Division Arméeâ#x80;#x94;1st Army Division Archives; Fonds Belgique en Période 1830â#x80;#x93;1839â#x80;#x94;Archives of Belgium during the Period 1830â#x80;#x93;1839; Fonds Belgische Militaire Aanwezigheid in het Buitenlaand (1826â#x80;#x93;1955)â#x80;#x94;Archives of Belgian Military Abroad (1826â#x80;#x93;1955) Fonds Burgerwachtâ#x80;#x94;Civic Guard ArchivesFonds CDH; Fonds Chazalâ#x80;#x94;Chazal Archives; Fonds Fortificationsâ#x80;#x94;Fortification Archives; Fonds Moscouâ#x80;#x94;Moscow Archives; Fonds Personalia Iâ#x80;#x94;Personnel Archives (1914â#x80;#x93;1918); Trench Newspapers; Plenum.beâ#x80;#x94;Online Records of Parliamentary Debates; Unionisme.beâ#x80;#x94;Online Records of Parliamentary Debates; Departmental Papers, National Archives, Kew War Office; Service Historique de la Défence, Vincennes; Official Publications; Newspapers; Memoirs, Diaries, and Contemporary Publications; Books; Journal Articles and Book Chapters
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